Dining and Stay
Hotel & Restaurant Partners
Dining and Stay


Headquarter Hotel

Experience unparalleled luxury at JW Marriott Marquis Miami, nestled in the heart of Downtown Miami!

The recently renovated property offers 313 exquisitely designed guestrooms, including 56 luxurious suites, and boasts unique amenities such as Chef Daniel Boulud’s Mediterranean gem, Boulud Sud restaurant. The 41-story hotel showcases 80,000 sq. ft. of versatile function space, including a 20,000 sq. ft. Grand Ballroom, along with a unique entertainment complex featuring an NBA-approved basketball arena, Mariano Bartolome Golf School, duckpin bowling, billiards, Enliven Spa, and more. Learn More

Official Partner Hotel

Escape to a lusher, cozier enclave at Mayfair House Hotel & Garden in the heart of Coconut Grove!

The iconic Mayfair House Hotel & Garden reopened in September 2022 following an extensive two-year transformation by New York-based interior design firm Goodrich. The hotel features brand new dining concepts, Mayfair Grill, Fountain Lounge, and the rooftop calypso pool-bar Sipsip, by beloved hospitality group Lost Boy & Co., fully renovated guest rooms, curated art from local and international artists, and an oasis that fuses both the glamour and sophistication of the hotel’s notable past with the vibrant, free-spirited heart of today’s Coconut Grove neighborhood. Learn More


Home to over 350 eateries, from corner café’s, to ventanitas, to five-star restaurants and quick bites to full-service dining, Downtown Miami has it all. With cuisine from all around the world, there’s no shortage of high-quality options in the area. Explore Options 

When it comes to dining out, Greater Miami & Miami Beach pleases every palate. From its bold Latin and Caribbean flavors to hot restaurants led by celebrity chefs, there’s much to savor on a culinary journey. Explore Options

Inspired by the stunning poster artwork and the breathtaking beauty of the Florida wildlife, we’re bringing nature to life at our Opening Night bash! Join us Friday, April 5 at the heart of Downtown Miami as we gather at the Historic Alfred I. DuPont Building. Learn More

169 E Flagler St | Miami, FL 33131
Friday, April 5 9:30pm – 11:59pm


Desserts and Directors, the Festival’s most anticipated sweet haven, is taking over The Terrace at Wolfson Campus on Friday, April 12. Learn More

300 NE 2nd Ave | Miami, FL 33132
Friday, April 12 9:30pm – 11:59pm


Join us for the grand finale on Saturday, April 13 where the ultimate celebration of cinema and the vibrant spirit of Miami converge at Jungle Plaza at Miami Design District! Learn More

3801 NE 1st Ave | Miami, FL 33137
Saturday, April 13 9:30pm – 11:59pm


Sala’o Cuban Restaurant combines its Cuban roots and lively ambience to create the Latin vibe you’re looking for. From seafood to quality meats, the chef has curated a menu that ties his signature twist with traditional Cuban dishes. Learn More

1642 SW 8th St | Miami, FL 33135
Happy Hour Monday to Friday 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Catch a special Sala’o Pop-Up exclusively at MDC’s Koubek Center during Miami Film Festival! Join us at the terrace and treat yourself to a signature Mojito, Cuba Libre and Daiquiri before your screening.

Aba features Chef CJ Jacobson’s modern approach to Mediterranean cooking and the beverage program showcases spirits and rare wines from lesser known Mediterranean regions. Learn More

9700 Collins Ave #101 | Bal Harbour, FL 33154
Happy Hour Monday to Friday 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Supporting Sponsor

Boulud Sud is Chef Daniel Boulud’s vibrant celebration of the sun and the sea. Drawing inspiration from the coastal Mediterranean, including France’s Côte d’Azur, Spain, Italy, Greece, Morocco, Tunisia, Lebanon, Israel, and Turkey and beyond. Located in the heart of Miami’s vibrant downtown district, join for breakfast, lunch, dinner, weekend brunch or happy hour. Learn More

255 Biscayne Blvd Way | Miami, FL 33131
Happy Hour Monday to Friday 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Supporting Sponsor

The pink getaway you need, Casa Florida is a vintage Florida cocktail house in Miami River. Learn More

437 SW 2nd St | Miami, FL 33130
Happy Hour Wednesday to Friday 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Part of the National Register of Historic Places, this five-story building houses a market-style eatery composed of 25 restaurants, three bars and retail spaces, as well as a basement speakeasy and commissary kitchen. Learn More

200 E Flagler St | Miami, FL 33131
Happy Hour Monday to Friday 4:00pm – 7:00pm



Open-hearth kitchen, garden café, and Fountain Bar, Mayfair Grill is inspired by the wood-fueled, open-fire cuisine of the American Southwest. Learn More

3000 Florida Avenue | Miami, FL 33133
Happy Hour Monday to Friday 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Known as the eclectic neighborhood gastropub, Pubbelly Sushi brings a hyper-creative fusion of Japanese and Latin-inspired dishes by chef José Mendín. Learn More

701 S Miami Ave #421 | Miami, FL 33131
Happy Hour Monday to Friday 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Sipsip Calypso Rum Bar celebrates Coconut Grove’s Caribbean heritage serving island-inspired cocktails and bites as ice clinks in metal shakers to the rhythm of Harry Belafonte and Jimmy Cliff. Learn More

3000 Florida Avenue | Miami, FL 33133
Happy Hour Monday to Friday 5:00pm – 7:00pm